Additionally, Infinity War is already the fifth-highest grossing film in domestic box office record, now sitting at $655.1 million, inevitably set to overtake Black Panther ($699.4M) and Titanic ($659.3M), and likely set to finish just behind The Force Awakens ($936.6M) and Avatar ($760.5M).
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Hawkeye, played by actor Jeremy Renner, was absent from most of the marketing material for Avengers: Infinity War and did not appear in the final film, leaving many fans curious about the character's whereabouts and well-being. It's only the fourth film in history to break that barrier, and the third to do so in its initial run (Titanic hit $2 billion on re-release).
The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that Infinity War reached the mark on Monday, about seven weeks (48 days) after release.More news: De Niro urges more business leaders to speak out against Trump
Marvel's latest billion dollar blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War is now the fourth highest grossing movie of all time after it passed the the $2 billion box office mark worldwide. Infinity War also holds the record for the biggest domestic debut ever with $257.7 million in its opening weekend. That Marvel Studios standalone has amassed an astounding $699.3 million domestic, while Infinity War's domestic total now sits at $656.1 million. Infinity War posted opening weekend numbers of over Rs 120 crore. After Thanos (Josh Brolin) acquires the Infinity Stones, he erases half of all sentient life in the universe. (Avatar remains the all-time global champ, with $2.79 billion in grosses.) What sets Infinity War apart, however, is the fact it was released in April, giving an early jump-start to the summer movie season.
2019 will also see the release of Captain Marvel and a sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming and both films are expected to make close to $1 billion worldwide, according to a Forbes report.More news: Germany discovers ?illegal? devices that may be in 1M Mercedes diesels